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Shockwave 10.2.0.22 Unattended Install

I have downloaded the fully licensed msi for Shockwave 10.2.0.22 and created a transform for it. I am attempting to install it silently via this command: msiexec /i sw_lic_full_installer.msi /qn TRANSFORMS="sw10_2_0_22.mst" REINSTALL=ALL REINSTALLMODE=omus. It runs without any errors, but when I check the file version of %WINDIR%\system32\macromed\swinit.exe, it is still at version 10.1.4.20. Just for kicks, I ran the msi fully interactively, answered all of the questions, and let the install finish (again with no error), and the file version is still 10.1.4.20. Has anyone else seen this behavior? I am wondering if it is simply something that Adobe messed up, or if the install just isn't working right, but not generating any errors.

TIA,
Jon

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Posted by: nheim 13 years ago
10th Degree Black Belt
2
Hi folks,
if you really need an actual MSI package, you could try to inject the files from 10.2 to the 10.1-MSI.
extract the files from the 10.2 exe with 'Universal Extractor'
Do an admin install of the 10.1-MSI with 'msiexec /a'. Then you can replace the files in the admin directories.
Don't forget to change the product + package codes. Check the MSI for version strings and replace them if necessary.
You also could update the file versions in the MSI with 'cscript WiFilVer.vbs' (although, this shouldn't be necessary).

Regards, Nick
Posted by: cylon 13 years ago
Yellow Belt
1
I also downloaded the fully licensed MSI from the Flash and Shockwave Player Distribution Site. The "Full EXE Installer" and "Slim EXE Installer" both install 10.2.0.22 but the MSI installs 10.1.4.020.

I logged a job with Adobe in regards to this, here is their response from the 26/06/2007:

Hi,

Thank you for contacting Adobe regarding the missing Shockwave Player MSI installer.

<<<Can you please update the Shockwave Player Distribution Downloads Site to include the Shockwave 10.2.0.022 MSI>>>

The current MSI installer version installs version 10.1.4r21, however you can use the EXE in the interim to deploy the current version. The Shockwave Player team is working to update the site. Thanks for your patience!

Regards,
Player Licensing Support
Adobe Systems, Inc.
Posted by: irishjd 13 years ago
Senior Yellow Belt
0
Just for the heck of it, I ran the executable instead (sw_lic_full_installer.exe) with the /s switch, and it ran fine as well as updating the file version of SwInit.exe. It appears that the problem is with the msi file itself.
Posted by: jmcfadyen 13 years ago
5th Degree Black Belt
0
check the REINSTALLMODE property is set to upgrade files.
Posted by: irishjd 13 years ago
Senior Yellow Belt
0
Can you tell me which table and cell I need to be looking at? There are a lot of cells that correspond to ReinstallMode.
Posted by: Steve3755 13 years ago
Yellow Belt
0
Hi irishjd,

Can you tell me where I can download the Shockwave msi?

Thanks, Steve.
Posted by: nheim 13 years ago
10th Degree Black Belt
0
Hi Steve,
welcome to appdeploy. You can find a lot of information in the package kb.
Including the one you are searching for.
See: http://itninja.com/link/here-in-the-forum (links).

But be aware, that this MSI does not work for Mozilla-/Netscape-based browsers.
See: http://itninja.com/question/shockwave-10-for-firefox
Regards, Nick
Posted by: irishjd 13 years ago
Senior Yellow Belt
0
Hi Steve,
In order to get it, you have to sign a licensing agreement with Adobe. It doesn't cost you anything, and you can find all of the info concerning it here; http://www.macromedia.com/licensing/

Jon
Posted by: Steve3755 13 years ago
Yellow Belt
0
Thanks Nick for the welcome and the links to the Shockwave info. Very much appreciated. I have some reading to do. :-)

Jon, I didn't realize the .msi was available when signing the license agreement. I'll have to take another look as I have only downloaded .exe files from there.

Steve.
Posted by: jmcfadyen 13 years ago
5th Degree Black Belt
0
seems you have already resolved this but for future reference the REINSTALLMODE setting is in the property table of an MSI. i didnt realise you were using .exe files.. sorry my bad.
Posted by: dan0 13 years ago
Senior Yellow Belt
0
Anyone heard any updates about the msi for 10.2 being created as yet?

Quite amazing that they did not release it with the exe!
Posted by: nheim 13 years ago
10th Degree Black Belt
0
Hi folks,
the MSI package for version 10.2.0.23 is now available on Adobes website.
Regards, Nick
Posted by: Chipster 13 years ago
Blue Belt
0
FYI... the 10.2.0.23 package changed the behavior of the MSI install to not ask if you wanted to install the google toolbar. I never could get that thing to shut up before but it wasn't an issue since we already installed the toolbar previously.
Posted by: nheim 13 years ago
10th Degree Black Belt
0
Hi Chip,
the redistributeable versions (exe and MSI) did never have google bar included.
Regards, Nick
Posted by: reds4eva 12 years ago
Second Degree Blue Belt
0
Shockwave 11 is out now. (and the exe does include the Google Toolbar)
Posted by: nheim 12 years ago
10th Degree Black Belt
0
Hi Dean,
don't know what you are downloading from where.
BUT: The full exe installer on Adobe's distribution download page does not contain Google toolbar.
BTW: SW 11 is out since April....
Regards, Nick
Posted by: reds4eva 12 years ago
Second Degree Blue Belt
0
Well now you've got me wondering.
Rating comments in this legacy AppDeploy message board thread won't reorder them,
so that the conversation will remain readable.
 
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